Endocrine disruptors are powerful chemicals that can change our body’s hormonal messages. Chronic exposure to these toxins, especially in pregnant women, turns on the genes for hormone imbalances that will be seen at puberty when the hormones activate. These compounds continue to be added to not only to the environment but also to our own and our children’s bodies. These harmful chemicals can bind to both estrogen and androgen receptors in our body, and it can affect the production of hormones as well as the development of the follicles within the ovary.
Why is it that when you are trying to lose weight it usually slows down, stops, and often starts back up again, even if you are following the same awesome diet that was so successful? I can imagine it is very disappointing. You probably are wondering, “what is happening to my body” and “why is it so stubborn?” So you cut back on even more calories or give up.
The right carbs play a fundamental role in our bodies and support increased energy, overall health, and weightloss. Carbs can be good for your heart, help to keep your memory sharp and boost your mood. But when you are trying to lose weight fast, are they the right choice?
This Raw Banana Coconut Pie is one of my family’s favorite raw treats. Raw, gluten free, dairy free, vegan and not a gram of refined sugar. My husband thinks it would be even better with a shot of rum. It's drool worthy and impossible to eat without enjoying it so much you close your eyes in the process. Best of all - it's healthy and so ridiculously simple to make.
These rich, chewy brownie bites are loaded with chocolate flavor and come together really fast — no baking required! There is no sugar, no oil, no flour, no butter, and no eggs hidden in their rich and chocolaty taste. These brownies are gluten-free, sugar-free, vegan, and all-natural. They are made only of things that are actually good for you – natural foods that contain important nutrients.